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The Department of Natural Resources and Mines and the Department of Energy and Water Supply have been combined to create the new Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy.

We will continue to update this website while we work on our new website.

FloodCheck map

FloodCheck allows users to view flood lines, imagery, and data and the extent of floodplains in Queensland.

Use the link below to view:

  • the likely extent of floodplains
  • historic flood lines dating back to 1893, including flood and cyclone imagery for 2010–2011
  • data relating to drainage basins, river gauges and flood studies. This includes QSpatial datasets and statewide overlays
  • flood simulations for selected towns.
Open FloodCheck Maps

Please note: The FloodCheck map is now compatible with mobile devices.

You can obtain real time Queensland rainfall and river height data on your mobile device through the BOM website. 

  • Select the river system you require from the Latest River Height Data list.
  • Click on the Plot hyperlink to see a graph or Table to view the data in a table format.

FloodCheck includes information provided by various state and local governments. If you require more detail, or local advice about a specific property, contact the relevant local government authority.

Use of this map means you have read, understand and agree to the terms and conditions of use.


All feedback and enquiries relating to the FloodCheck map, flood studies and data should be directed to:


Last updated: 31 March 2017

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